Thursday at the 2012 U.S. Open is not yet over, but there has been plenty of action in Flushing Meadows, N.Y. Janko Tipsarevic and David Ferrer ended the early session at Arthur Ashe Stadium with a thrilling five-set match that Ferrer won on a fifth-set tiebreak, 6-3, 6-7, 2-6, 6-3, 7-6.
Ferrer was the first to jump ahead a mini-break at 5-3 in the last set tiebreak and he was able to serve out the final two points to advance to the semifinals. Ferrer moves on to play the winner of Novak Djokovic and Juan Martin Del Potro.
Djokovic and Del Potro face off on Thursday in the nightcap at Arthur Ashe Stadium.
The first title of the 2012 U.S. Open was handed out on Thursday as Ekaterina Makarova and Bruno Soares defeated Marcin Matkowski and Kveta Peschkee to win the mixed doubles championship. The match went as far as it could go, as Makarova and Soares won in a super tiebreak, 12-10, after the sides split the first two sets.
For a complete schedule and scores, head to the U.S. Open's schedule page.